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US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates - BBC News


BBC News

US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates
BBC News
The US has called for "calm" after Iraqi government forces seized the northern city of Kirkuk and key installations from Kurdish control. State department spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged all parties to "avoid further clashes". Iraqi soldiers moved ...
The Latest: Iraqi forces seize oil fields in Kirkuk Washington Post
Battle for Iraq's Future Unfolds Around 90-Year-Old Oil Field Bloomberg
A Divided Iraq Tests US Influence as Fight Against Islamic State Wanes U.S. News & World Report
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Sen. John McCain warns against 'spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech - CNN


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Sen. John McCain warns against 'spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech
CNN
Washington (CNN) In a lofty and at moments pointed speech, Sen. John McCain on Monday cautioned against the US turning toward "half-baked, spurious nationalism" during an event honoring the war hero's contributions. Reflecting on his decades-long ...
McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in clear shot at President Trump Washington Post
Emotional Sen. John McCain blasts 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' USA TODAY
John McCain condemns "half-baked, spurious nationalism" CBS News
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Canadian firm could dodge 300 percent tariff by building jets in Alabama - Washington Post


Washington Post

Canadian firm could dodge 300 percent tariff by building jets in Alabama
Washington Post
Canadian jet-maker Bombardier announced Monday that it is selling a controlling stake in its 100- to 150-seat C-series jetliner to European manufacturer Airbus, just weeks after the Commerce Department moved to impose 300 percent tariffs on the plane.
Bombardier Is Said to Have Held Talks With China Over C Series Bloomberg
Will Airbus and Bombardier's partnership push Boeing closer to Brazil? CNNMoney
Business Live: Tuesday 17 October BBC News
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Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn't Contact Families of Fallen Troops - New York Times


New York Times

Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn't Contact Families of Fallen Troops
New York Times
President Barack Obama honoring troops who were killed in Afghanistan at Dover Air Force Base, in Delaware, in 2009. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump falsely asserted on Monday that his predecessor, Barack ...
Trump's claim that Obama 'didn't make calls' to families of the fallen Washington Post
Trump finally comments on soldier deaths in Niger; falsely knocks Obama over his responses to dead soldiers CNN
Trump faces blowback after claim about calls to families of the fallen The Hill
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The New Yorker: Trump jokes Pence wants to 'hang' gays - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

The New Yorker: Trump jokes Pence wants to 'hang' gays
USA TODAY
INDIANAPOLIS — As critics continue to call for the resignation or impeachment of President Trump, a new piece from The New Yorker discusses what it considers the dangers of Vice President Mike Pence taking the reins if the critics were to actually get ...
Pence joining NY rep to pitch tax reform The Hill
In New Yorker Piece, Trump Has Mocking Words for His Vice President U.S. News & World Report
'The New Yorker's Mike Pence Profile Has LGBTQ Advocates Frightened Bustle
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Hillary Clinton, the NFL, Roy Moore and Other Asides From the President - New York Times


New York Times

Hillary Clinton, the NFL, Roy Moore and Other Asides From the President
New York Times
President Trump with Senator Mitch McConnell in the Rose Garden on Monday. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — In a joint news conference on Monday with Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, President Trump sought to ...
Trump White House fed up with the Senate Politico
Trump, McConnell try to end feud The Hill
Any questions? Trump wants to talk. Again. Washington Post
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Trump declines to express confidence in drug czar nominee in wake of Post/'60 Minutes' probe - Washington Post


Washington Post

Trump declines to express confidence in drug czar nominee in wake of Post/'60 Minutes' probe
Washington Post
President Trump said Monday that he will declare a national emergency next week to address the opioid epidemic and declined to express confidence in Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), his nominee for drug czar, in the wake of revelations that the lawmaker helped ...
Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promise CNN
Trump Says He'll Consider Pulling Drug Czar Nomination New York Times
Washington Post, 60 Minutes Investigation Finds Bill Helped Fuel Opioid Crisis NPR
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North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment' - Washington Post


Washington Post

North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'
Washington Post
UNITED NATIONS — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly's ...
North Korea Warns That Nuclear War Could 'Break Out Any Moment' Bloomberg
North Korea: 'Nuclear war may break out any moment' Fox News
North Korea's economy may not survive another year, defector says CNBC
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Florida declares state of emergency in advance of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer - The Denver Post


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Florida declares state of emergency in advance of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer
The Denver Post
In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. Citing past clashes and protests, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on ...
Gov. Rick Scott declares emergency ahead of white nationalist speech Tallahassee.com
Fla. gov declares state of emergency for Richard Spencer speech The Hill
Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist speech at UF First Coast News
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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance - Washington Post


Washington Post

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance
Washington Post
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who vanished in Afghanistan and spent five years in brutal captivity before the United States recovered him in a controversial prisoner swap, pleaded guilty Monday to two crimes in connection with his disappearance. Bergdahl ...
Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty to Desertion, Faces Life in Prison New York Magazine

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